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'''Harry Lillis''' "'''Bing'''" '''Crosby, Jr.''' (May 2, 1903 – October 14, 1977)Giddins 2001, pp. 30–31. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, tapes, compact discs and digital downloads around the world. The first multimedia star, from 1931 to 1954 Crosby was a leader in record sales, radio ratings, and motion picture grosses.Giddins, 2001, p. 8. His early career coincided with technical recording innovations such as the microphone. This allowed him to develop a laid-back, intimate singing style that influenced many of the popular male singers who followed him, including Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes, and Dean Martin. ''Yank, the Army Weekly|Yank'' magazine...
Birth nameHarry Lillis Crosby, Jr.
Birth date{{birth date|1903|05|02}}
Birth placeTacoma, Washington, U.S.
Death date{{death date and age|1977|10|14|1903|05|03}}
Death placeAlcobendas, Madrid, Spain
Death causeHeart attack
Years active1926–1977
Resting placeHoly Cross Cemetery, Culver City, California, U.S.
Spouse{{Unbulleted list | item_style=white-space: nowrap | {{marriage|Dixie Lee|()=smaller|1930|1952|end=died}} | {{marriage|Kathryn Crosby|Kathryn Grant|()=smaller|1957}} }}
Children{{Hlist | Gary Crosby (actor)|Gary | Dennis Crosby|Dennis | Phillip Crosby|Phillip | Lindsay Crosby|Lindsay | Harry Crosby (businessman)|Harry | Mary Crosby|Mary | Nathaniel Crosby|Nathaniel}}
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78rpm
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1950s
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Crooner
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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
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George Blood, L.P.
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Music and Books from the Archive of Contemporary Music
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Folksoundomy: A Library of Sound
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Folksoundomy: Music and Music Albums
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Barrie H. Thorpe Batavia Illinois Public Library Collection
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bing crosby
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david bowie
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bing crosby and the andrews sisters
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irving berlin
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bing crosby, bob hope
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bob hope, bing crosby
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